Fees

Please refer to sections TMC 12.06A.250 and TMC 12.06A.260 of the City of Tacoma Electrical Code for applicable permit and related fees.

For commercial projects, use the Commercial Permit Fee Calculator. The minimum charge for a commercial or industrial work permit is $100.

Connection Fees

Current standard fees for connecting electrical services to the Tacoma Power system, as well as the permit fees, must be paid before the permit application process can be completed.

No inspection will be performed until the permit application process is completed.

Effective Jan 1, 2009, fees for connecting electrical services are as follows:

Service Type: Overhead Residential/Commercial 

  • Phasing: 1 Phase
  • Voltage: 120/240V
  • Amps: 200A
  • Cost: $675

Service Type: Overhead Commercial 

  • Phasing: 3 Phase
  • Voltage: 120/280V or 277/480V
  • Amps: 200A
  • Cost: $1,395

Service Type: Underground Residential

  • Phasing: 1 Phase
  • Voltage: 120/240V
  • Amps: 200A
  • Cost: $275

Service Type: Underground from a Pole Residential

  • Phasing: 1 Phase
  • Voltage: 120/240V
  • Amps: 200A
  • Cost: $785

Service Type: Temporary Service

  • Amps: 200A
  • Cost: $275

Service Type: Service Reconnect/Wrap Fee

  • Amps: 200A
  • Cost: $185

For all other system upgrades to serve new or modified loads please contact New Services Engineering at (253) 502-8277.

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